Wadena County workers will absorb 4.2 percent health care cost rise
Wadena County Commissioners approved a plan for county workers to pay an additional 4.2 percent next year for their health insurance premiums, which is less than their insurers, NJPA and HealthPartners had proposed.
The insurers had proposed a 5.73 percent increase for 2010, but made a concession of 1 percent, while workers voted in a survey to accept some adjustments to their coverage to achieve the 4.2 percent level.
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